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Simply walking around Carnival Spirit is like taking a trip around the world. Legendary Carnival Cruise Lines' designer Joe Farcus seems to have been inspired by every design style he could think of. The ...
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852 Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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Kylief86
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We had a fantastic time on our cruise on board the Carnival spirit. We are a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged 5 and 10, The Embarkation process was a little daunting for the kids as it did take a little while waiting in line,but ... Read more
cruisin-m
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
617 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Not really much to review because they did everything pretty much perfect! Can really put this in perspective as waited until after Royal Caribbean cruise to make reviews so could compare the two, Carnival is a million times better! ... Read more
mr walker
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
1,141 forum post
0 helpful votes
Our party of 8 ranged in age from 55 to 80 and from 1st time cruiser to 10th time cruisers. For DW and I this was our first Carnival cruise after a number on Royal Caribbean & we were not too sure what to expect. We needn't have ... Read more
5 star Cruiser
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
Our group of 5 couples (over 65 years) chose deck 7 balcony cabins for a trip to the 2015 Melbourne Cup. All are experienced cruisers (ourselves over 12 ocean and river cruises mainly in Europe and the Pacific). Embarkation was excellent. ... Read more
fivefoot4
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
359 forum posts
0 helpful votes
There was a glitz in the online system when we booked in at the port so we had to fill in the information manually. The process only took us another 10 minutes so it was not too inconvenient. The ship looks good with a few new bars and ... Read more

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sconski
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
As a family we had not cruised before. I had cruised over 25 years ago on a much smaller ship and was very sick at the time, but remember enjoying myself. In our group were 3 Adults and 2 children. I loved the experience from the ... Read more
Glenn J
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
First time on a cruise and we had an absolute blast. Could not find one thing wrong the entire cruise. The staff were excellent and went out of their way to be helpful and friendly, food both in the buffet and the restaurant was excellent, ... Read more
coco101
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Well this is my third cruise all with different cruise ships This is a list of things that I found during by time on board. I was travelling with my grandchildren as well so I'm not an old crumply lady if my children can control their ... Read more
Buddy 2
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I are in our late 40s. We traveled with kids 13 18 19 and 20 and had two cabins. The only one that enjoyed this cruise was our 13 year old the 3 young adults all have said they would never cruise again. My husband and I ... Read more
dbagini
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
"The Dome pool is so named as it has a retractable roof, which can be slid across during inclement weather." Rubbish. We had such bad weather the slides, golf, sports area and single ping-pong table were closed for most of the ... Read more

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markusschwaiger
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. The ship is HUGE and luxurious. There were over 2,000 passengers on board, and over 900 staff, so the staff:passenger ratio is excellent. You rarely ever felt crowded. There are plenty of great areas for adults ... Read more
Dave Young
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Was worried about some reviews but as this was our first cruise we had nothing to base it on so we just went for it. Food was very good and service in the MDR was fantastic as they make you and your kids very welcome. Buffet was not bad ... Read more
tanya.woods1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise ever. Our cruise started on 25/09/2015 and was fantastic from the very start to the very end. We had originally booked for 5/8/15 but told after booking that the ship was in dry dock and had to reschedule. I ... Read more
1nosila
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having booked a year ahead and chosen this ship specifically for the kids club, our family group of 6 adults and 5 kids were excited to board. However, on day two when attempting to book the children into the kids club were are informed it ... Read more
themorgans4
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The ship was late getting to port from dry dock. Getting onto the ship in Singapore was a lengthy process just getting through the port process. We were held up for an extended period with no information as to why the delay. The gangway ... Read more

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Scoop368
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As indicated in previous reviews about the Spirit cruise from Singapore to Sydney - complete debarcle on embarkation at Singapore - due to partial re-fit and late arrival of boat to dock. Carnival's initial use of this cruise terminal and ... Read more
GabG
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
To stand and wait over 4 hours in the heat without water, food or seating to get on board was not a good start, Carnival then refunded 25% of fare, okay fair enough. Then to get a cabin where the kids running through the ship all night ... Read more
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Kipmert
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
4 hour delay for boarding, left waiting in hot terminal, no water and over 2000 people. No communication. Tender process was terrible, people missed their tours due to lack of organisation and communication from staff. No water in ... Read more
bubby47
Member Since 2010
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The cruise was Singapore to Sydney. After refurbishment shouldn't have been put back into service. Took 6 hours to board know one new what was going there was no communication. Luggage wasn't delivered until after 10.30. Carpets were wet, ... Read more
savinobau
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Don't get me wrong, most of the hardworking staff are incredible and want to make your feel as comfortable as possible however I am disappointed to say that Carnival Spirit has dropped the ball. There were flooded rooms, poor shower ... Read more

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Junk Mail
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
I have been on many cruises leaving from Australia, America, Spain. This cruise we got on in Brisbane to Singapore we had the best time ,it just felt really comfortable and relaxing , It had great cabana beds around the adult pool at ... Read more
r.hillberg@bigpond.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was our fourth cruise flying from the Gold Coast to board the ship in Sydney so as to experience the departure from Sydney Harbor which was worth it. Previously we have done the 7 nights South Pacific on the Pacific Dawn an ... Read more
Old Bulldog
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
54 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have cruised before on Holland America which we found to be exactly to our taste, however the price of this cruise to Singapore was a little too good to be true - and we all know that you only get what you pay for. In saying this, the ... Read more
Suecanknit
Member Since 2014
1 review
121 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Last cruise before dry dock and refurbishment. Room service and waiters were very attentive which was expected. We are known by name on the Spirit. Craft activities were good with entertainment staff joining in. We had a knit and ... Read more
Dspinks@sky.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We had saved and dreamed about this holiday and came from the UK.we booked a suite which was terrible, holes in curtains dirty stains and holes on chairs electric sockets hanging off wall and the bath, well I was too scared to use the ... Read more

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